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Legal AssistantParalegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 27,2018


Washington, DC
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A branch office of a regional mid-west law firm, whose clients range from one person, to start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. This is a full service firm that has offices throughout the mid-west. This is a great, contentious firm that dedicates a portion of its lawyers’ billable hours to do pro bono work. This is a nice place to work, and people are quite friendly. The firm hires from both regional and national law schools, and values an attorney’s personality and diversity of experience. Legal Assistant/Paralegal Duties: Electronic case filing. Research cases. Transcribe, type, proofread and finalize legal documents, correspondence, memos, charts, billings and reports as directed by legal staff. Time entry. Travel arrangements. Schedule meetings: set-up video and phone conferences, order catering, reserve conference rooms, set-up and clean-up of conference rooms. Reception coverage. Expense reimbursements. Prepare letters/emails to clients.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required. Paralegal certificate or related Associate's degree considered. 5+ years of experience in a legal environment. Experience in Intellectual Property preferred. Ability to effectively, professionally and positively communicate with clients, attorneys and co-workers. Strong desire to learn. Strong reading comprehension and writing skills. Ability to work independently and manage heavy caseload. Professional demeanor and willingness to work proactively as part of a team. Detail-oriented. Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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Law Firm Staff

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